Teaching Fellow in Low Intensity CBT (Children & Young people)

University of Southampton

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Position type:

Part time


£30,942 to £38,017

13 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020

Full details:

Reference number: SOU-1308020CF

We are seeking to appoint a qualified low intensity CBT practitioner with experience of working with children and young people. You will help us to design and deliver our highly valued low intensity CBT suite of programmes (Education Mental Health Practitioner, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, long term conditions training and supervisor training), and contribute to our well-developed research portfolio. Your main focus will be with the EMHP programme but the successful applicant would be expected to contribute to the other programmes as directed by the programme lead, but within your established skill set.

You should have experience in  Low Intensity with a formal CBT qualification and have worked with children and young people. You are also likely to have experience of Low Intensity CBT supervision as a supervisor and have experience of working with those completing their low intensity CBT training

Be a part of the University of Southampton, an institution in the top 1% of world universities and one of the UK’s top 15 research-intensive universities and a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group (https://www.southampton.ac.uk/). We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities. Nursing at Southampton is currently ranked 5th in the world, and 3rd in the UK according to the QS World Rankings by Subject 2019.


About the School of Health Sciences

Our School of Health Sciences is within the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences. We have a strong record of providing an excellent research environment and delivering research with national and international impact. There is a collegiate culture across healthcare professions and integration with other disciplines within the university. We were ranked joint 1st for Nursing in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment and deliver a range of highly valued health programmes consistently highly rated by students.


The Job

Our vision is to lead and grow our low intensity CBT provision in a global digitalised world by developing our students and staff leadership and innovation skills, such that all will have a pride in their clinically led innovative low intensity CBT education and research at Southampton, which will influence people around the world. You will work with a dedicated, experienced low intensity CBT team, whilst developing your research portfolio.

Daily activities include:

  • Contributing to the design and delivery of low intensity CBT programmes including module leadership, session delivery and marking
  • Assisting in the development of the low intensity CBT research portfolio as part of a research group
  • Acting as a personal academic tutor to students
  • Liaising with programme managers and senior leaders to deliver the low intensity CBT research and education strategy
  • Liaising with clinical practice partners to maintain and develop effective partnership working.

Your job title and salary will be decided upon appointment, dependent on experience. This appointment is fixed term for two years, part time for 14 hours per week, the successful candidate will preferably be available on Thursday and Friday with limited flexibility as these are the teaching days.


For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Simon Grist, Low Intensity CBT Programmes Group Manager on 44 + (0)2380 598653 or at s.grist@soton.ac.uk


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